Project Manager (Consultancy)


AECOM is currently seeking a Consultancy Senior Project Manager to be based in Cambridge. You will be responsible for delivering projects relating to Universities, Commercial, Residential and Healthcare building projects.

As a Senior Project Manager with AECOM you’ll be given the opportunity to work on multimillion-pound projects that make coming to work every day rewarding and exciting. You will run project operations, manage budgets, directly line manage, be client facing and you will ensure that our standards are upheld and improved.

You’ll be given the opportunity to work and learn from diverse teams encompassing some of the region’s top experts within their field. With Freedom to Grow you’ll be given the autonomy to choose how you want to work and from where to be able to deliver outstanding results.

About us:

We are an established consultancy office in Cambridge you will work directly with a medium sized team and coordinate with a much larger worldwide network of experts to bring projects to close within time and budget.

AECOM Building & Places is built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex structures ever conceived. Buildings & Places Infrastructure offers a one stop shop to complete some of the country’s most challenging projects by leveraging our scale, unique service offering and world-class talent. We work flexibly and co-operatively to achieve more.

Our Building & Places division provides a multidisciplinary offering consisting of a variety of consultancy services ranging from Project Management, Civil, Structural, MEP and Environmental Engineering, Cost Management and Quantity Surveying.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;

Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting house, The Titanic building in Belfast, University of East Anglia and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few.

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for the below duties:



Lead with support Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for their successful delivery


Provide oversight / strategic guidance /audit & review, to a portfolio of projects being lead within the cost centre


To provide effective support to PMs and APMs


Ensure commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time

People managing:


Strong relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team


Ensure all staff members reporting to you have current and relevant training

Client facing:


Business development through superior delivery and by identifying opportunities with existing and new clients.


You will be able to identify cross- selling opportunities and acted upon them


Be a primary interface with AECOM clients (New and Existing)


Provide leadership within project management business and provide leadership and mentoring to the team


Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations

Quality control:


Manage the delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed time-scales and quality standards


Co-ordination and sign off on all management information produced by project management teams prior to issue

Minimum Requirements


Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business


Extensive higher education, student accommodation, school, science, leisure, health, defence, infrastructure and water experience


Experienced in a Client management role – Able to manage the account in terms of projects

Preferred Qualifications

* Professional Qualified – ideally Project Management/Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying Degree.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours

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